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Heredity and variation in microorganisms by Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology (11th 1946)

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Published by Biological Laboratory in Cold Spring Harbor, N. Y .
Written in English


  • Microbial genetics -- Congresses.,
  • Microbial mutation breeding -- Congresses.

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Includes references and index.

StatementCold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology.
SeriesCold Spring Harbor symposia on quantitative biology -- v. 11.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15057036M

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